Day trips and tours
Nothing beats getting the inside word from a local showing you their favourite places around our neighbourhoods
Tempt your taste buds and visit a range of artisan and local producers with Zozo Travel. Be captivated as you hear the story of wonderful creations, sample some delicious food and drink and get an exclusive behind the scenes look at five Taste Bud Partners. You will get to sample from a selection including coffee, organic ice-cream, smoked yogurt, cheeses, cured meats, chocolate and craft beer. Tours start and finish from i-SITE, cruise ship or local accommodation.
Walk in Style
154 Jackson Street, Petone, Lower Hutt
Take a guided tour through the quintessential shops of Petone and become acquainted with some of the most faddish styles on the market. Jackson Street Programme have created an unique and informative tour for fashion lovers and local enthusiasts alike. Throughout the tour you will be given historical information about some of the interesting quirks of Petone and the people that originally settled in this delightful town. After you will be treated to delicious platters at one of Petone’s most iconic restaurants.
Wellington Adventures Quad Bike Expeditions
1051 Coast Road, Wainuiomata, Lower Hutt
Join Quad Bike Expeditions for an exhilarating guided off-road quad bike expedition over one of New Zealand's most rugged coastal environments, just 45 minutes from central Wellington. Covering 20 km of coastline and over 100 km of tracks, our expeditions will take you from sea level up to 900m, where the views are spectacular. Sometimes the mountaintop trails are shrouded in mist, giving you a sense of riding among the clouds. With trails to suit all riders and expert instruction, you will be confidently riding the latest four-wheel quad bikes in no time. A guide-driven four-wheel drive tour is also available for those who wish to participate but not ride their own quad.
Coastal Views Horse Treks
1114 Coast Road, Wainuiomata
Join Mac and see breath-taking views of the South Island and Wellington Harbour from atop a horse. If you're lucky you might even see a pod of dolphins. One and two hour farm rides are available or choose a four hour beach ride with lunch. Coastal Views Horse Treks suits all riding abilities, provides safety equipment and is only 45 minutes from Wellington Central.